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Asia’s Largest Stock Exchange is Honestly ‘Troubled’ by a Cryptocurrency Firm

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The planned acquisition of a Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed company by a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency firm is reportedly raising concerns within the bourse. The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is receptive, even welcoming, to foreign firms entering the Japanese market – unless they’re a cryptocurrency firm. According to the Nikkei on Sunday, the exchange operator is evidently Read More

Australia Could See First Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Farm in Coal Town

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An Australian data center operator and its cryptocurrency subsidiary are developing what they describe as the country’s first “behind-the-grid data center” powered by renewable energy. Situated in the coal-mining town of Collie, some 200km south of Perth, the new facility is being developed by data center operator DC Two and subsidiary D Coin and will Read More

Cryptographic Experts Reveal Security Issues in Telegram Passport

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Virgil Security, Inc., a cryptographic services provider, has published a report which raises concerns regarding the security of Telegram Passport. Telegram Passport is the latest feature introduced by the messaging app last month. It allows users to upload personal identification documents such as passports, identity cards, and drivers licenses to be stored in the Telegram Read More

Tech Giant Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service Platform

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Advertisement Tech giant Oracle has formally launched its much-anticipated blockchain service, and many global organizations have already jumped aboard the platform. News of Oracle’s new blockchain platform first came to light in May, as reported by CCN. At the time, Thomas Kurin, Oracle’s president of product development, mentioned how this upcoming platform would be integrated Read More

Russia Now Has a Registry of Whitelisted Crypto Companies

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Services The Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain has created a registry of whitelisted companies that offer crypto-related products or services. Meanwhile, the bill to regulate cryptocurrencies in Russia has been delayed. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Whitelist of Crypto Firms The Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (RACIB) has created Read More

Facebook’s Blockchain Division Has a New Director of Engineering

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Advertisement Social media giant Facebook has recently promoted senior engineer Evan Cheng to director of engineering for its recently-launched blockchain division. Earlier in May, Facebook put together a team led by David Marcus, Coinbase board member and former president at PayPal, to explore blockchain technology and its potential use cases for the platform. The team Read More

Regulatory Round-Up: U.K. Chief Blockchain Officer, DLT Cohort in FCA Sandbox, Central Bank Calls Crypto ”Fallacy”

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Regulation In recent regulatory news, U.K. minister, Eddie Hughes has published a report that advocates for the creation of a “Chief Blockchain Officer,” the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has announced that a number of distributed ledger (DLT) companies have been accepted into cohort 4 of its regulatory sandbox, and Finland’s Central Bank has published a Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Affects AMD Stock while Nvidia Overestimates GPU Demand

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Advertisement Demand from cryptocurrency miners has indirectly influenced the fortunes of GPU manufacturers Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Nvidia, with the former’s share prices increasing by 30 percent in May 2018 alone. AMD Stocks Rise on Mining Demand Since 2017, opportunistic cryptocurrency miners have started to bulk purchase GPU cards to build powerful mining rigs. Read More

BitLicense #6: New York Grants Cryptocurrency License to Bitcoin Wallet Xapo

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Advertisement Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Cryptocurrency wallet and vault Xapo is the latest recipient of New York’s ‘BitLicense’, arguably the strictest state law governing the crypto sector, from the state’s financial regulator. In an announcement on Thursday, the New York Department of Financial Read More

Tron Founder Justin Sun Acquires BitTorrent after Legal Battle

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Advertisement Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! BitTorrent Inc. has finally been acquired by Justin Sun, the founder of the Tron cryptocurrency. After a letter of intent went wrong, there were doubts the deal would go through. It all came to light last month when Read More